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LIQUOR CONTROL. Initiative. Amends Constitution Article XX, Section 22, relating to liquor. Creates Alcoholic Beverage Commission (three appointive members, six-year terms, salaries same as railroad commissioners) to succeed to liquor regulatory and licensing powers of State Board of Equalization. Authorizes commission to employ twenty-five non-civil service employees. Requires seventy-five per cent license fees be returned to respective political subdivisions where collected for local enforcement of state liquor laws and rules of commission. Authorizes commission to enact fair trade practice and price-posting regulations. Provides for hearings by commission on license issuance, suspension, or revocation when requested by local governing bodies.
Liquor Control California Initiative 1936-l-1 (1936).